1852. Item #77315
BIGELOW, Henry J., M.D. "Resection of the Head of the Femur" in "Extracts from the Records of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement" by William Morland. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF THE MEDICAL SCIENCES, New Series Vol. XXIV, p. 90. Philadelphia, Blanchard & Lea, 1852. A milestone in orthopedic surgery, but the patient, a nine-year-old boy, died. Light soil to printed wrappers, else fine. (Garrison & Morton 4461).